Spingarn Senior High School, Browne Junior High School, Charles Young Elementary School, and Phelps Architecture, Construction and Engineering (formerly Vocational) High School are located on approximately 27.25 sloping acres of land overlooking the…

Grant Circle is a major urban and visual feature of the Petworth neighborhood, marking the intersection of Fifth and Varnum Streets and Illinois and New Hampshire Avenues, N.W. These parks are defined by a mix of hedges, lawns, and mature trees,…

The building features a V-shaped plan that responds to the acute angle of its lot—unusual in facing the intersection of Connecticut Avenue and Tilden Street. Clad in five-course common bond brick, the building measures 126 feet wide at its front…

Located at 3400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, the Heurich-Parks House is a detached, two-story, compound-plan residence that was initially constructed in 1925, and is characteristic of both the Mission and Spanish Revival architectural styles. The house…

The low, neoclassical bridge is 2,163 feet long and 90 feet between balustrades, carrying a 60- foot-wide roadway and 15-foot sidewalks. Nine broad arches cross the river; roadways pass through additional segmental-arched openings at either end.…

The row house at 1318 Vermont Avenue, NW, attained its prestige as the headquarters of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) as as the Washington residence of Mary McLeod Bethune, the educator and civil rights leader. Constructed in 1875, the…

The Denrike Building is an 11-story office building designed by architect Appleton P. Clark, Jr. in a Tudor Gothic Revial style and built in 1925-26. Located just north of McPherson Square in what was historically considered the northern limit of the…

The Pierce Springhouse is located in Rock Creek Park on the green median strip between the dual lanes of heavily used Tilden Street, N.W. The Springhouse is constructed of blue granite that was quarried locally at a nearby Broad Branch Quarry. The…

Double wooden house built c. 1800 on property owned by Robert Peter, Scottish immigrant, one of Georgetown's first commissioners, and first Mayor in 1789); probably oldest house in Georgetown waterfront area; gable-end facade, pegged wood…